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Play Like Keef, the Rolling Stones & more: Bob Wurster's 3-string cigar box guitar lesson

Bob Wurster of Berkeley Strings Instruments has created a great tutorial on using "High G Major" tuning for 3-string cigar box guitar. Str…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

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VIDEO: How to Set Up a Musical Washboard - the basics, the playing, the insanity...

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The Good, The Bad & The Ugly on Cigar Box Guitar! Latest viral video from Jerome Graille

Shredder, music teacher and cigar box guitar enthusiast, Jerome Graille returns with another mindblower!  This time, he uses his three str…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

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How to Set Up a Seasick Steve 3-String Guitar

UPDATE! UPDATE! UPDATE! After posting this article several days ago, we got an email from somebody who has seen SSS's guitar strings change…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

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Reply by Jeff 'Bones' Reilly

Jerome Graille rocks Metallica's "Sad But True" on cigar box guitar & guitarelele

French phenom, Jerome Graille continues to push the cigar box guitar into new territories.  Check out his smokin' cover of Metallica's "Sad…

Started by Nation News

4 Feb 19
Reply by Rafael Pessi

The Exit Sign Guitar + a quickie blues lesson. Built by Gary Desrosiers

Video + photos Here's a wild guitar concept I haven't seen before.  This three-stringer was crafted from a discarded exit sign by Gary De…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

5 Feb 12
Reply by Wichita Sam

VIDEO: Is Ray Nutter the Greatest Washboard Player & Designer Ever? You decide...

Ray Nutter of St. Augestine, FL is a giant in the founding of the modern cigar box guitar movement, but his instrument of choice is actual…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

5 Feb 8
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1886 Cigar Box Banjo Plans

Originally published in 1886, these cigar box banjo plans are some of the earliest ever discovered.  They bear a striking resemblance to th…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

8 Feb 6
Reply by Jeff 'Bones' Reilly

DIY Plate Reverb - Use a drum cymbal + old speaker!

Let's take the whole DIY music thing one step further and delve into homemade effects!  In this video, Valenten (a.k.a. Instant Pyrolysis)…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

5 Jan 31
Reply by JL

VIDEO: Samantha Fish's "Chills & Fever!" What do you think?

She's the favorite darling of cigar box guitar fans worldwide.  Now Samantha Fish is back with a sexy new video, "Chills & Fever," the…

Started by Nation News

15 Jan 25
Reply by Taffy Evans

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